State Resources-Mississippi

The resources listed below provide information and referral or direct services to deaf and hard of hearing children.  They will be able to answer your questions about deafness and related information, or refer you to the most appropriate organizations and services in your area.  This is not a comprehensive list, but rather a starting point to help you identify the different types of services available statewide.  The State Office of Special Education provides information about local elementary and secondary programs for deaf and hard of hearing students.

STATE SCHOOL
Mississippi School for the Deaf
1253 Eastover Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
TTY/V: 601-984-8001
Website:  http://www.msd.k12.ms.us

DEAF-BLIND SERIVES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 4
1003 Virginia Avenue, Suite 104
Atlanta, GA 30354
TTY: 404-766-2820
V: 404-766-9625
FAX: 404-766-3447
Website: http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
State Department of Education
Office of Special Education
395 North West Street, Suite 335
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
V: 1-877--544-0408
Website: http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/special-education

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Service
PO Box 1698
Jackson, MS 39215
TTY/V: 601-853-5310
Toll Free: 1-800-433-1000
FAX: 610.853.5325
Website: http://www.mdrs.ms.gov/pages/default.aspx

RESOURCE AND SERVICE CENTER ON DEAFNESS
De l’Epee Deaf Center, Inc.
1450 North Street
Gulfport, MS 39507-2103
TTY/V: 228-897-2280
FAX: 228-897-2462
Website: http://deafms.org/

Gallaudet University Regional Center
Peet Hall 412
800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone/ Videophone: 202-250-2648
Website: http://www.gallaudet.edu/office-of-national-outreach/regional-centers

 

Last revised March 2017

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